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Tornado Drills in Minnesota

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A reminder there will be statewide tornado drills conducted Thursday in Minnesota, including the activation of outdoor warning sirens in many communities.

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Manhunt Underway for Habitual Rochester Criminal

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in trying to locate a man who is accused of firing a gun near or at another person in rural Wabasha County Tuesday night.

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Sheriff Kevin Torgerson/KROC AM
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The Olmsted County Detention Center Has Some Issues

The County Adult Detention Center was among the topics talked about during the Sheriff's visit on Wednesday on KROC AM. He mentioned that retiring Olmsted County Administrator Richard Devlin would like to lay down a path to successfully deal with the prisoner population before he leaves his post next fall...

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Large hail from northwest Rochester, MN.
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Large hail from northwest Rochester, MN. (Photo used with permission by Taylor Bauman)
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Hail Hits Rochester Area Cities

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Storm cells that rumbled through southeast Minnesota Sunday night produced 1 - 2 inch hail in some areas.

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Photo from Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office
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Rochester Man Accused of Selling Painkillers

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester man suspected of selling large amounts of painkillers in the city was busted Thursday.

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New Tobacco Free Policy Adopted for Olmsted County Parks

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The Olmsted County Board has approved a tobacco free policy affecting county parks.

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Fire Wipes out Stewartville-Area Building

 

Stewartville, MN (KROC AM News) - There was a big and expensive fire in southern Olmsted County over the weekend.

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photo from Goodhue County jail
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Pine Island Man May be Serial Thief

Red Wing, MN (KROC AM News) - A search warrant that was executed in Pine Island last week resulted in the discovery of several stolen items there, as well as at a Rochester-area storage business.

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Did Rochester Man Drink Too Much?

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester man was reported in critical condition at St Marys Hospital Thursday morning after apparently drinking too much alcohol.

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Olmsted County Sales Tax Rising. Here’s Why…

Olmsted County will be raising its sales tax by a quarter-cent this summer. The money raised will be 100% dedicated to transportation projects, of which there are many...

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